Debian Security Advisory DSA 661-2 (f2c)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:56:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20661-2

Technical Details:
Dan McMahill noticed that our our advisory DSA 661-1 did not correct the multiple insecure files problem, hence, this update. For completeness below is the original advisory text: Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that f2c and fc, which are both part of the f2c Linux Distribution Package, a fortran 77 to C/C++ translator, open temporary files insecurely and are hence vulnerable to a symlink attack. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2005-0017 Multiple insecure temporary files in the f2c translator. For the stable distribution (woody) and all others including testing this problem has been fixed in version 20010821-3.2. We recommend that you upgrade your f2c Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to f2c announced via advisory DSA 661-2.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-0017

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12380

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.1
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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